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SOUND EFFECTS FROM HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES

Each of these effects were created with common items from around the house.  The Master track plays the seven final sound effects in sequence.  Each of the individual effects listed below with hyperlinks have notations for the modulation parameters used at each step, allowing you to listen to the gradual transition from the raw recorded sound to the final sound effect.  (All sounds in mp3 format.)

MASTER - 7 sound effects (A - G).  Listen to all seven final sound effects.

A - Digital Whirlwind (electric toothbrush)

B - Drooling Growl (shower turn on off)

C - Dungeon Creak (pencil sharpener)

D - Monster Chains (TP roller)

E - Tube Suckers (tub drain release)

F - Sonar Rhythm (electric shaver)

G - Jungle Techno (bathmat scratch)

 

Listen to the individual effects with each stage from raw recording to final effect.

A - Digital Whirlwind (electric toothbrush)

final

1 - raw

2 - clip

3 - 300 hz peak

4 - chorus

5 - pitch bend

6 - pitch bend 2

 

B - Drooling Growl (shower turn on off)

Final

1 - raw

2 - compressed

3 - pitch updown

4 - reverb

5 - pitch down -12

6 - fade out

 

C - Dungeon Creak (pencil sharpener)  --  This sound effect was created with a single, simple audio transformation, that gave inspiration to a short video called Dungeon Creak Revealed (posted on YouTube).

Final

1 - raw

2 - pitch down -42

 

D - Monster Chains (TP roller)

Final

1 - raw

2 - pitch down -30

3 - 6 track

 

E - Tube Suckers (tub drain release)

Final

1 - raw

2 - blub clip

3 - add reverse

4 - time compress

5 - hi pass

6 - copy paste

 

F - Sonar Rhythm (electric shaver)

Final

1 - raw

2 - pitch down -50

3 - EQ hipass 500 hz

4 - pitch down -12

 

G - Jungle Techno (bathmat scratch)

Final

1 - raw

2 - pitch down -22

3 - clip

4 - rhythm

5 - pitch up +5

6 - delay 364ms

7 - flange vibrato